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Goldman Sachs New ‘Saturday’ Rule is Beyond Ridiculous

Posted November 18th, 2013 by

What happens when Wall Street tries to give “flexibility” to their overworked employees? Something so ridiculous and astonishing, you’ll wonder if it’s straight out of the front page of The Onion. Something taken right from our speaking engagements when we give examples of the crazy things employers do to avoid getting clear about actual results. Last week Goldman [...]

Comcast Worker’s Story Reminds Us of Why We’re Here

Posted September 25th, 2012 by

You’ve heard of Reddit, right? It’s a social link sharing site with a very active user base, and it’s called the front page of the internet. On Reddit, they do this thing called “AMA” (ask me anything) where users will post their occupation and answer any question they’re asked from other users. Anyway, there was [...]

The New Work Battle Cry: Focus on What Matters!

Posted August 20th, 2012 by

We’ve all had those moments sitting at the dinner table and our phone goes off. A new email has arrived. Or maybe it happens at 11 pm right as you are settling into bed for the night. You tell yourself it will only take 5 minutes, but those 5 minutes can quickly turn into a [...]

The question no one is asking about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Posted April 19th, 2012 by

The world is sludging Sheryl Sandberg. What is “sludge?” you ask? Read on! This story has been buzzing around the internet this week, and it’s been driving me crazy. Pete Cashmore of Mashable writes in this article: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recently set off quite a debate in the tech world when she told an interviewer that she [...]

7 Health Benefits Your Wellness Program Doesn’t Have

Posted March 5th, 2012 by

Does your office have a gym? Do you have group exercise classes, weigh-ins, nutrition experts, and incentive programs for staying healthy? Wellness programs are a hot topic right now. Naturally, with out-of-control health care and insurance costs, companies are looking for ways to save money and keep their employees healthier. Now, let me ask you [...]

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